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World Lemur Festival 2016- What happened?

2016 was a good year for lemurs. Why? Because many people cared for their conservation and for maintaining them happy and healthy in beautiful Madagascar. The World Lemur Festival is a series of activities happening throughout the globe in October with the aim to raise awareness for lemur conservation, to celebrate these unique animals and Madagascar and to show people the importance in protecting lemurs and their habitats. 2016 was the third year this festival was celebrated and it had […]

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2016 World Lemur Festival Events Calendar

The World Lemur Festival is for everyone—lemur fans and conservation leaders, scientists and artists, teachers and students, kids and parents, and YOU!  If there isn’t an event in your area, check out this blog post for ideas on how you can celebrate wherever you live! Learn more about the 2016 World Lemur Festival. Hosting an event?  Email your event details to LCN Web Specialist Lynne Venart at lynnevenart.lemurnetwork@gmail.com or submit via our contact form. You are welcome to use the official World Lemur Festival and World Lemur […]

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Announcing the 2016 World Lemur Festival

The 3rd Annual World Lemur Festival will be celebrated in Madagascar and around the world from October 28-29, 2016. With over 90% of lemur species facing extinction, the time to act is now. Let’s stand together as one voice this October for the World Lemur Festival, and tell the world how important and amazing lemurs and Madagascar are. The World Lemur Festival is for everyone—lemur fans and conservation leaders, scientists and artists, teachers and students, kids and parents, and YOU!  We encourage lemur fans around the world to […]

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Carnival at the 2015 World Lemur Festival in Antananarivo. Photo courtesy of Mikajy Natiora.

2015 World Lemur Festival Wrap-Up

After months of lead up, the second annual World Lemur Festival arrived from October 29-31. The event’s aim was to raise awareness for lemur conservation, celebrate lemurs and Madagascar, and educate the public about why it’s important to protect them and their habitats in Madagascar. By all accounts, not only did this year’s events go above and beyond in fulfilling this mission, but the festival was even more successful and featured even more events than the first festival a year ago. […]

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2015 World Lemur Festival Events Calendar

Held at the end of October, the 2nd annual World Lemur Festival raises awareness for lemur conservation, celebrates lemurs and Madagascar, and educates the public about why it’s important to protect them and their habitats in Madagascar. If there isn’t an event in your area, check out this blog post for ideas on how you can celebrate wherever you live! Hosting an event? Send us the info and we’ll add it to the calendar! » Download event graphics   Jump to […]

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Lemur crafts for the children at the Madagascar Fauna & Flora Group World Lemur Festival in Madagascar.

A Look Back at the 2014 World Lemur Festival

As we prepare for all the amazing events coming up for the 2015 World Lemur Festival, let’s take a look back at the first ever World Lemur Festival, celebrated just last year from October 25th-31st 2014. The event was the brainchild of Jonah Ratsimbazafy of GERP Madagascar, one of Madagascar’s leading primatologists (and one of our Project Advisors at the Lemur Conservation Network!). The festival was successful in attracting the attention of the Malagasy press, as well as the many […]

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Announcing the 2015 World Lemur Festival

Announcing the 2015 World Lemur Festival! Lemur fans worldwide are encouraged to hold events where they live to celebrate their love for lemurs, and spread the important message of conservation! » Check out the event schedule for the 2015 World Lemur Festival The World Lemur Festival will be celebrated in Madagascar from October 29-31, 2015. We encourage Lemur Lovers around the world to celebrate with us—whether it is on those specific days, or in the weeks surrounding them. If you plan to […]

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